The Founding Board member of the Bitcoin Foundation has become a non-executive director of First Global Credit. There, he will coordinate communication with the bitcoin community.

First Global Credit announced The appointment of Matonis on PRWeb:

“We are delighted to welcome Jon to the Board; we have found we share a mutual vision for both the future of bitcoin and how First Global Credit will fit into that ecosystem. Jon’s comprehensive knowledge and connections within the bitcoin community will be extremely beneficial to the growth and development of the business”

says Chief Executive and Founding Director of First Global Credit Gavin Smyth.

Jon Matonis himself says his mission is to develop bitcoin into a normal investment instrument:

“The bitcoin market is at a pivotal stage in its development. Having been adopted as a transaction currency by many, the next necessary step in bitcoin’s evolution is to prove itself as a true investment vehicle, an instrument with a fully functioning Capital Market.I am looking forward to helping First Global take this vision to the next level”

First Global Credit is a company that offers investors products focused on digital currency. According to the company website, its aim is “to bridge the gap between bitcoins and the world of fiat currencies”.

Jon Matonis is one of the veteran experts on the bitcoin market. He had worked in Visa and Sumitomo bank, wrote about financial cryptography for Dow Jones and the London School of Economics, published articles at Forbes and American Banker. He was a founding board member of the Bitcoin Foundation and is an active Twitter user. Presently he has more than 20,000 followers and participates in all significant discussions on bitcoin.